Looking up Madison Street Hill, you can see the work that had to be done to seperate this once long ago grade crossing.
We were at West Chicago for a good 10 minutes in the -10 degree weather. This was our sixth train! This was also the only train in good lighting that we didn't blocked by from speeding west bounds... (more)
The "junk train" strolls west into the setting sun with a pair of former CNW SD40-2's...
UP 2979 Ex CNW Has A Smiley Face On The Bell With His Baseball Hat On
The snow sure didn't last very long..
Union Pacific ballast train eases across the Lake Wisconsin bridge at Merrimac. Photo taken from the Hwy 113 car ferry.
A lone SD40-2 is in charge of a maintenance-of-way train full of track equipment for the steel gang. Note the ex-CBQ signal bridge in the distance to the left of the engine guarding the diamond f... (more)
A lone SD40-2 heads up a work train full of tie and surfacing gang equipment to be unloaded on the Troy Grove Branch south of Earlville, IL.
On a crisp March morning, UP 2979 (ex-C&NW) sits on the Kenosha Sub with AC44's in a mix of paint schemes and WEPX coal gons.